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Re: [vox-tech] gcc warning question
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Re: [vox-tech] gcc warning question

begin Jeff Newmiller <jdnewmil@dcn.davis.ca.us> 
> On Tue, 15 Oct 2002, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > hi sam,
> > 
> > i wasn't really worrying about fitting numbers into correct datatypes as
> > much as i was the warning that my "unsigned int" was getting truncated
> > to an unsigned int.
> > 
> > seems like an odd thing for gcc to say.
> It isn't complaining about moving the data from the constant to the
> variable.  It is complaining about your attempt to describe 99999999999 as
> an unsigned integer by sticking a "u" after it.  Within the definition
> supported by gcc, it doesn't qualify.  Thus, the four bytes stuffed into
> the code image to be copied into the stack upon execution would not
> represent the number your source code contained, even though no conversion
> is taking place at runtime.
aha.  ok.  makes sense.  thanks!

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